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Devprayag

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Ideal duration: 1-2 days

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Devprayag Tourism

Marked by the confluence point of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, Devprayag is a religious hub and is quite popular among tourists coming for pilgrimage or seeking some solitude close to nature.

Situated amidst rolling Himalayan ranges, Devprayag is a popular pilgrimage centre for Hindus. Dotted with ancient temples and idols amidst the lush green surroundings, this place is a very beautiful and serene place. It derives much of its religious significance from the dynamic and vibrant natural elements that surround it such as the rivers. Dasharathachal Peak, Chandrabadani temple and Raghunathji temple are among some of the popular attractions here.

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A beautiful blend of Pilgrimage & Adventure sports

Devprayag is said to be suitable for people seeking mystical experience and also adventure activities. People come here mainly to seek blessings from God and to relax & meditate. The environment of the place itself will provide you with an amazing feel of serenity. It is an ideal place for those who want to take a break from their monotonous work schedule and spend some time with oneself. Devprayag is famous for River Ganga, Panch Prayag, and Pilgrimage.

Devprayag is not only a holy place, it is also a hub for adventure sports. The place offers you an awesome Rafting experience, however, if you are looking for a lot of sightseeing opportunities, then Devprayag is not the place to be. White-water rafting and Kayaking are few options that are available. The stretch is about 70 km which incorporate rivers like Alaknanda, Bhagirathi, Mandakini, Yamuna, Bhilangana and Kalisor. Various camps by many local resorts are arranged to facilitate tourists with various services and sightseeing.

Restaurants and Local Food in Devprayag

The food here is mainly vegetarian with just a handful of places serving non-vegetarian food. You will find the restaurants serving North Indian, Chinese, Italian and Continental cuisine. The small eating joints here too have some hot and delicious Indian food to offer that you might want to try. Do try the pulses and paneer gravy with Tandoori Rotis here. Don't forget to ask for teasing and spicy pickles along with your meal.
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Suggested Itinerary

Day 1- Reach Devprayag and take a room in any of the hotels or guest house as there are many options available. As Devprayag is more of a spiritual destination for devotees, there is not much sightseeing present. Visit the Teen Dhara - it is a place surrounded by small markets with a couple of hotels in between. The distance is 9.9 km from Devprayag temple and 61 km from the Rishikesh bus stop. it will take you around 20 min to reach the place if you are at Devprayag temple. Best things about the place will include the tasty low budget food on the way, natural cold water for drinking lemonade and Jal jeera etc, and can be visited any time of the year.
Day 2- Visit Dashrathshila - it is a popular Hindu shrine which is believed to exist since the period of Ramayana. Pauri is the nearest city to reach this place and is at a distance of 45 km. It is well connected by motorable roads with the major cities nearby. The maximum exploration time required is 30min. You can enjoy and feel relaxed by the astonishing beauty of the mountains and valleys.

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

Devprayag is considered to be a holy city for Hindus and therefore has a high degree of religious connect. Also, the weather remains cool and moderate even during summer months, therefore, can be visited any time of the year.

What's Not So Great?

Doesn't have many sightseeing options. Gets chilly during winter months. Ideal for Pilgrimage only. Not for people looking for trekking and different other adventure sports.

For Whom?

People looking for Pilgrimage, Char Dham route, Panch Prayag, Yoga, Meditation and Temples. You can choose this place as one of many, you will be visiting in Uttarakhand for one day.

How To Reach Devprayag

The nearest railway station is located at Rishikesh which is at a distance of 72 km from Devprayag. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. Devprayag is well connected by motorable roads with the airport, as well as from the railway station. Devprayag lies on the National Highway 58 making it easier to reach from many prominent cities.

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Q. I'm planning to go to Devprayag in the winters. Is it feasible?

Pallavi Siddhanta 1 year ago
The winters in Devprayag are cold, with temperatures ranging from 0 to 18 degrees. If you like the cold, its a nice time to visit. Carry proper woollens and boots for added comfort.

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